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Tuesday, February 16th, 2016

Federal lawsuit claims excessive force by Austin police

One week after an Austin police officer shot and killed an unarmed, black 17-year-old, two San Antonio tourists filed a federal excessive force lawsuit against several Austin Police Department officers.

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Law targeting Texas State students ensnares Marine vets

An ordinance intended to keep Texas State University students and other young people from disturbing the peace of single-family neighborhoods has ensnared three former U.S. Marines who were twice deployed together in the Iraq the Afghanistan wars...

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Educators discuss SBOE curriculum proposals

The State Board of Education is considering controversial changes to the curriculum standards for teaching history and social studies in Texas public schools. Among those weighing in are Ken Mercer (R-San Antonio), who is running for re-election...

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

Medina speaks at Texas State

The Republican primary race for Governor of Texas made a quick stop, albeit a quiet stop, last Thursday at Texas State, where candidate Debra Medina (R-Wharton) spoke for state sovereignty, an end to property taxes and an...

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